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Reviewed January 21, 2020

My first ever sushi experience was at this restaurant over 20 years ago. I indoctrinated each family member here over time, so I thought it appropriate that we visit again. We were seated promptly and given our menus. We enjoyed 12 different rolls served over...our visit. Our habit is to usually order several and then add should we want more. We always want more! Everything was fresh and presented nicely. We only were drinking water this visit and they were kept full by the attentive staff. Parking can be a challenge. Sizeable lot on a small strip mall, but it is narrow and unfortunately too many have issues navigating getting into and out of spots. But well worth the challenge. We will definitely be back again.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 27, 2017

Stopped in last week for some sushi and sashimi. The waitress kinda made me feel like she was doing me a favor by letting me spend my money there. I asked for a saporro and a premium bottle of cold sake and an ice bucket...for my sake. She looked at me like I had asked her to co-sign for a car loan !! Not very friendly at all. I proceeded to order some sushi and sashimi and it was the usual defrosted fish that most places serve. Does ANYONE on the island actually buy FRESH fish?? Ordered another beer and finished my dinner.. Did NOT feel welcome at all... $100 meal and I was still hungry.. Will probably not go back...More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

We live walking distance from Tomo, and constantly received discounts in the mail so we decided to try it out. First of all, the prices are insanely low! $3.25 for your basic spicy tuna roll, Philadelphia roll, etc. We used a coupon for free unlimited...sake. We each had to pay $7 for the initial sake drink, and then the rest were all free! Everything was delicious! We were skeptical because the prices were so low but quality was definitely not compromised. The atmosphere is very nice, modern. Chairs are comfy. The service was probably the best we've ever had at a Japanese restaurant. They were very attentive and good about clearing empty plates/refilling sake and water. For dinner we had 4 regular hand rolls, one specialty roll, two unlimited sakes (we each had 2 or 3 additional pours of it) and banana tempura with ice cream and our bill was $49!!! Unbelievable! We will definitely be back here on a regular basis.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Delicious food with great service. Relaxing music too. Nice decor. Parking isn't the best but well worth it.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

I had not been back here in some time because it is not close to my home. I was in the area and decided to visit and pick up some lunch. The staff were great in taking my order and answering my questions. They presented...the rolls I ordered nicely even though it was take out. Everything we needed was included in our take out. They are in a small strip mall, but ample parking is available. Nice atmosphere for dining in too. Will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Unassuming location yet nice decor lent for simple escape from the cold night. Sake was good and hot chocolate cake was a surprising dessert. Nice chirashi bowl all very fresh and well presented albeit not in a traditional bowl though no complaints was a large...entree. Service amenable and prompt. Could stand to be more hospitable seemed slightly aloof. Good sushi. Fresh.More

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Tomo is the only place our family goes for sushi. It is always fresh and the presentation is unique. The owners and servers are always welcoming and friendly.

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed January 12, 2017

Stumbled on this little joint that is the real deal...Pinned between an movie theater, bowling alley, and parking garage! Don't ket it fool you!! Fantastic fresh and generous sushi! And a wonderful menu to boot...They don't do commercial america style sushi rolls here...Its the real...deal here!More

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

Food is great and plentiful. Little place but great food. Its push back of the main road so you really have to look for it

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed June 12, 2016

What a nice find. Quiet great staff wonderful assortment of fish. Plum wine is an excellent match with sushi.

Date of visit: June 2016
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Reviewed June 6, 2015

Been going there for years. Nice local place you can count on for great food.... You would not be disappointed. Not your over priced foo foo sushi. They always have new specials that are fun to try. Sushi Chef is very creative. Can get crowded...on weekends and service might be a bit challenged.More

Date of visit: May 2015
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Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent neighborhood restaurant! The food is great, the atmosphere is great, the employees are all friendly and accommodating. The service takes some time, but you can guarantee that everything from your soup to dessert is super fresh! They also have coupons in...the SI Clipper and the Val-U-Pak. Come back for a second visit and the you can bet the staff will remember you!! It's great for sushi and hibachi! Try the shrimp tempura!!More

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Reviewed March 9, 2013

Tomo sushi was very good as far as freshness goes. But it was crowded and they only had 2 girls working. The wait for miso soup was 45 minutes it took a total of an hour and 5 minutes for all food to come out,...totally ridiculous. I will go back once more and give them a fair shot. Bill was half the price of fushimi but I will pay for great serviceMore

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Reviewed January 9, 2013

I passed by Tomo at least a hundred times thinking that it was another take-out place. Only when a friend invited us to have dinner there did we go inside. Thank goodness we did. this is about the best japanese food I have had. It...seems cheap for what you get and they'll make you just about anything you want. Great sushi, great service and great prices! Look beyond the location and you'll be pleasantly surprised once inside.More

Date of visit: May 2012
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Reviewed November 21, 2012 via mobile

I was driving by looking for a bento lunch. The place didn't look like much from outside but is very clean and well decorated inside. They have a small, well-stocked bar, about 20 tables, and 6 seats at the sushi bar. The staff were very...friendly, talkative, and the level of service was high. The sushi I got was fresh, and well-priced! The bento was also very tasty and reasonably priced. I would definitely come back!!More

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Tomo Japanese Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5